TAGGED: Annette Kellerman
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Lithograph print by ABC Co., Cleveland Ohio, unknown artist.

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Annette Kellerman's love of colour is obvious from her pink outfit in this beautifully executed promotional photograph. The vertical lines in the backdrop add to the drama of Kellerman's pose.

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This short excerpt from Venus of the South Seas (James Sullivan, USA, 1924) shows Annette Kellerman performing underwater as both a mermaid and a princess.

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A bi-fold pamphlet advertising Australian screenings of Neptune's Daughter (1914).

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Scenes from Neptune's Daughter (Herbert Brenon, USA, 1914) give an idea of the more spectacular plot points.

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An advertisement for an Australian screening of A Daughter of the Gods (Herbert Brenon, USA, 1916). 

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Kellerman’s childhood ballet training helped to hone her precision diving, and ballet was an important of her vaudeville act.

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A signed publicity still of Annette Kellerman.

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A publicity still of Annette Kellerman from the lost film A Daughter of the Gods (Herbert Brenon, USA, 1916). Kellerman is credited with being the first woman to appear nude in a film.

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Films starring Annette Kellerman almost always found a way to showcase her skills as a diver, swimmer and underwater ballet artist.